Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

8909 W. 179th St.
Overland Park, KS 66085- Map It
Phone: (913) 685-3604

AAA Editor Notes

Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is .5 mi. w. of US 69 at jct. 179th St. and Antioch Rd. Multiple gardens and ecosystems cover 300 acres. The Erikson Water Garden features bird and butterfly plants and ornamental grasses. Marder Woodland Garden has regional flora, wood and stone arbors, and a koi pond. The willow trees and annuals in the Monet Garden are similar to their namesake gardens in France. A children's garden as well as an environmental education and visitor center are available. Food is available.
$3; $1 (ages 6-12); free (ages 0-5 and to all Tues.).
Hours: Daily 8-7:30, Apr. 10 to Sept. 30; 8-5, rest of year. Closed Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.